The no-holds barred sibling rivalry between John and Jim Harbaugh moves to the national stage on Thanksgiving night, when they make NFL history by becoming the first brothers to compete on opposite sidelines as head coaches.
Alex Smith threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns, and the San Francisco 49ers forced five turnovers to blow past the Arizona Cardinals 23-7 on a soggy Sunday at Candlestick Park.
Santa Clara is close to committing some $10 million in current and future tax funds to advance plans for a San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara – the most concrete sign yet that plans for the almost $1 billion facility are moving forward.
Justin Smith batted down Eli Manning’s pass in the waning seconds of the New York quarterback’s comeback try, stopping the Giants for a 27-20 victory Sunday in a matchup of NFC division leaders.
Alex Smith was in a few precarious positions in his first game under Jim Harbaugh: throwing blocks, diving for a touchdown and getting a bear hug from the new San Francisco 49ers coach.
Ted Ginn Jr. returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in a minute’s span late in the fourth quarter, and the San Francisco 49ers gave Jim Harbaugh a 33-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in his much-hyped NFL debut and renewed coaching rivalry with Pete Carroll.
The San Francisco 49ers still are in learning mode as they prepare for Sunday’s season opener, and nobody really knows what to expect from the team’s new offense, except for the offensive catalyst.
Jim Harbaugh has gone against conventional wisdom since the moment he arrived at San Francisco 49ers headquarters.
The San Francisco 49ers have cut ties with cornerback Nate Clements.
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis believes the NFL lockout has been good for Alex Smith but he said the veteran quarterback is “on his last straw” with the team.